Five return from Rollins to Kraze.

ORLANDO, FL — The Central Florida Kraze have re-signed five players from Rollins College to compete in the upcoming 2006 season. The players are Tres Loch, Danny Robertson, Anthony Santiago, Chris Cerroni, and Dennis Chin. Three were members of the 2004 PDL championship team.

Rollins College finished third in the Sunshine State Conference in 2005 behind Saint Leo and Lynn University with a conference record of 6-2-0 and an overall record of 10-5-0. Loch and Robertson were both named to the 2005 All-SCC Men’s First Team while Chris Cerroni was named to the Second Team. Robertson was also named SSC Defensive Player of the Year for both the 2004 and 2005 seasons. All five players have previous playing experience with the Kraze.

Kraze Head Coach Joe Avallone says, “I have high expectations for these returning players. They will be expected to lead the team into the playoffs and create a strong showing in the US Open Cup. I’ve worked with all of these athletes for several years now and I’m looking forward to a great season.”

Tres Loch is a Lake Mary High graduate and Rollins College team captain at midfield. He started 18 games as a sophomore for Rollins, recording two assists and 17 shots on goal and was named to the All-South Region second team. He finished his freshman season with one goal and one assist for three points in 19 games. This will be his fourth season with the Kraze. He has two goals in 35 games with the club.

English native Daniell Robertson is a two-time All-American and experienced defender with outstanding technical talent. He completed his junior season at Rollins with four assists while starting all 19 games, earning him first team All-Conference, All-South Region, and All-American honors. This will be his third season with the Kraze. He has five goals and three assists in 24 games with the club.

Rollins senior Anthony Santiago is a fast defender who is skillful with the ball. He started all 19 games for Rollins as a sophomore, registering one goal and three assists for five points. His lone score was the game-winning goal, recorded 40 seconds into overtime against Montevallo in the first round of the NCAA South Regional. He also saw action in 19 games as a freshman and notched two assists. Santiago has been named to the 2004 and 2003 All-SSC Academic Honor Rolls. Under Coach Avallone at Oviedo High School, Santiago was team captain and team MVP as a senior. He also earned a first team All-Conference selection his senior year. This will also be Santiago’s fourth season with the Kraze. He has one goal in 31 games with the club.

One of the top scorers from the Kraze last season, Chris Cerroni led Rollins College for the second straight season in goals (10), assists (8) and points (28) as a sophomore. He started all 19 games and was named first team All-Conference and first team All-South Region in 2004. Cerroni earned the SSC Freshman of the Year Award and was named to the first team All-South Region and second team All-SSC as a freshman. There are high expectations for him to have another breakout year with the Kraze this season. He had five goals and an assist in nine games last year.

Dennis Chin, a graduate of Oviedo High School; is a freshman forward for Rollins College. He was a three-year starter at Oviedo where he finished with 75 career goals and 24 assists. He also was a two-time All-State, All-Conference, All-District, All-County, and All-Central Florida honoree. This will be Chin’s second season with the Kraze, but he was also coached by Avallone during his four years at Oviedo High. He played in just two matches last season.

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